Beautiful belt wheels above the grain cribs. Getting to the spot where this was taken is now impossible, and I don’t know whether these remain or not anymore.
Negative twenty looks much warmer in retrospect, wouldn’t you say? Taken through the window of a gantry crane cab.
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.
Ryan, as seen from the crane ladder.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.
I believe these hooks were meant for hanging filters to dry.
End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)